| May 15, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Dahmon Johnson, a fourth-grader at Perry Hall Elementary School, wants his community's new playground to have a giant dinosaur sculpture that kids can climb on.
Clover Brown, a kindergarten student at the school, made a colorful drawing of what he'd...
| May 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has offered his assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School will not be demolished.
Dance wrote in response to an April 30 letter from County Councilman David Marks and members of the...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:08 AM
By August, piles of earth will be transformed into the new Ridgely Manor Park with plenty of green space, places to walk and places to play.
Construction on the Yakona Road site began early in April with a brief groundbreaking ceremony on the site on...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Towson area state and local officials have written to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance asking for assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School building will be saved — and Dance's chief of staff says plans call for...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed a new 700-seat elementary school near the center of Towson on Friday to relieve overcrowding, telling the school superintendent that he won't fund the school system's plans to renovate two other schools....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Baltimore County police reported overall declines in crime in 2013, but the area that includes Towson saw increases, according to statistics released Friday.
Total crime, as well as violent crime, fell more than 5 percent against previous five-year...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The Baltimore County Council gave the green light Monday for county agencies to review plans for a controversial redevelopment of a government center in Dundalk and construction of a student housing project in Towson.
With one member absent, the council...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
One would hope that our state universities and their leaders would possess high integrity. The Rodgers Forge community has found that not to be the case in its recent dealings with President Maravene S. Loeschke and Towson University ("Rodgers Forge...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In response to Baltimore County Councilman David Marks' recent letter about the proposed Nottingham Ridge Outlet Mall, I would again point out the project's appalling lack of community input ("Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan," June...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A new mega outlet mall — planned for right next to the White Marsh Mall — is being slipped through Baltimore County's development process without any public consideration by the County Council of traffic, the surrounding retail market, the...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:57 AM
In less than decade, Caves Valley Partners has become one of the biggest players on the local real estate scene, with ambitious plans to reshape Towson and now South Baltimore.
The principals of the Towson-based development firm, who have deep roots...